Spindled
Spindle Spin"dle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Spindled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spindling}.] To shoot or grow into a long, slender stalk or body; to become disproportionately tall and slender. [1913 Webster]

It has begun to spindle into overintellectuality. --Lowell. [1913 Webster]


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